Recycled Waste

The grease thickened cooling even as it found purchase between myself and my heated gaze. My reflection seemed as angry as I, but at what, she could not say. My scalp is pouring into the sweet decay of early morning. "Stay," it gurgles, and my thighs stick together to prevent me from leaving I can… Continue reading Recycled Waste

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Fishing for Nothing in Particular

The moon pulls me into a watery swell dipping her pointed crescent and twisting it for good measure. Where there once was question and answer, good and evil, now rests the weight of my heart. Ma'at holds Her scales steady as she dredges out the truth, unbothered neither by the endless flow of salt water… Continue reading Fishing for Nothing in Particular

Chapbook Review: “Star Dust”

There is so much to glean from a single poem, if it is written well, much less a collection of well-written poetry.  Star Dust, by Frank Bidart, certainly measured up and exceeded that expectation.  I had been searching for something delicious to dive into, and this chapbook did not disappoint. One line in Bidart's poem… Continue reading Chapbook Review: “Star Dust”

Prompt #7: The Rocket Ship

Here's the second installment of my 365-Day Writing Challenge, which I started last Monday.  Today I bring you a poem entitled "Hyper-space", which is my take on Sunday's prompt: "The Rocket-ship: Write about a rocket-ship on it’s way to the moon or a distant galaxy far, far, away." Now this is not 500 words, like… Continue reading Prompt #7: The Rocket Ship